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Early Warning System uses iPIO and iBoots to distribute important information to where it is needed

Dataprobe was challenged to provide distribution of an early warning system to a multi-campus environment. Instead of placing a lighting warning system in each building, the owner wanted to use a single lightning detection system, and have that notification reach every building in the factory campus. Dataprobe’s solution was to take the contact closure output of the lightning detector into…

Is 5 Nines Enough? – Major Networks Think not.

Published on June 1, 2016

Costs of Downtime, Industry News

As reported in Light Reading, US telecom giant CenturyLink is aiming to improve its offering by guaranteeing customers “six nines” reliability rather than the “five nines” that has traditionally featured in telco service level agreements (SLAs). James Feger, CenturyLink’s vice president of network strategy and development says “There are customers that exist across the world where a one-minute outage is…

Minimizing Downtime in Unattended Parking Systems

Don't let downtime ruin your image and profit

Automated parking systems offer great advantages to the operator and driver alike.  That is when they are working properly.  There is nothing more frustrating than angry customers angry  because their parking system is non-functional. Having to roll a truck for  a service call is a big waste of time and expense.  Especially when 80% of these failures can be handled with…

Truck Roll Not an Option for Undersea Data Center

Published on February 1, 2016

Costs of Downtime, Unique Applications

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Microsoft’s Project Natick aims to put data centers underwater, where they will be close to population centers and benefit from water cooling and be powered by tidal energy. When critical sites become ever more remote and inaccessible, the cost of site visits becomes ever higher and borders on impossible.  Maybe you don’t have underwater facilities, but you could definitely benefit from…

Major Cost of Downtime Report Released

Published on January 27, 2016

Costs of Downtime, Industry News

An iBoot of Prevention is worth a Truck Roll of Cure. In the new study by IHS Inc. a major research firm,  the cost of downtime for information and communication technology (ICT) reaches $700 billion per year. The report blames network interruptions as the biggest cause of downtime, and organizations average 5 occurrences per month totaling 27 hours. Matthias Machowinski, research director for enterprise…

Hoverboards are not UL Listed! Is your Power Switch?

Published on January 6, 2016

Costs of Downtime, iBoot, Industry News, Security

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With all the news about hoverboards catching fire,  it is clear that we all need to think more about product safety.  Something catches the consumers’ eye, becomes the hot new thing and then literally becomes the hot new thing.  Suddenly there are concerns over safety,  liability  and  insurance coverage.   The case with these hoverboards became acute very quickly.  Now…

New iBoot Firmware Available: Ver 1.3

Published on December 21, 2015

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Applies to:  All iBoot-G2 Series Models:     iBoot-G2, iBoot-G2+, iBoot-G2S, iBoot-DC  Version 1.3 now ready for install Version 1.3 add some exciting new features that users have been asking for, plus additional stability enhancements. Top New Features DHCP Default:  Out of the box ready for DHCP networks.  This makes it easy to set up in DHCP environments.  Just plug…

How to Calculate the Cost of Downtime

Published on December 14, 2015

Costs of Downtime

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You know that downtime is hurting your bottom line, but do you know exactly how much?  Understanding the true cost of downtime is the first step in improving your network and the benchmark by which any solutions can be measured. Dataprobe has produced an eBook and on-line calculator that can get you started in improving your networks reliability. The on-line calculator makes…

New Product Announcement: iBoot-G2S

Published on October 19, 2015

iBoot, Product News

iBoot-G2S Web Power Switch

Dataprobe is proud to introduce our latest addition and new flagship to the iBoot® product family.  Model iBoot-G2S provides the easiest way to add remote power control capabilities to remote sites.  It features a two port network switch built right in.  No more need to pull extra cable, or find a free port on your router to have remote reboot capabilities.  Just…

Dataprobe Supports Reliability at Ellis Island Museum

Published on August 25, 2015

iBoot, Industry News, Unique Applications

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Dataprobe is proud to provide increased reliability to the kiosk and A/V installations at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration Galleries.  Selected by A/V Integrator, Electrosonic, Dataprobe’s iBoot power switches are used to provide power control to the Citizen Narrative and Citizenship Tests exhibits. Electrosonic, headquartered in the UK,   is a worldwide audio-visual company with extensive experience in designing,…